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  • Principle 3 – Transparency and disclosure

    • COB 8.2.3 COB 8.2.3

      A Credit Rating Agency must take all reasonable steps to ensure that it conducts its Credit Rating Activities in a transparent and responsible manner.

      [Added] DFSA RM97/2012 (Made 24th July 2012) [VER20/07-12]

      • COB 8.2.3 Guidance

        Acting in a responsible manner means that a Credit Rating Agency undertakes the level of due diligence and care expected of an entity undertaking similar business in conducting its Credit Rating Activities. What is reasonable would depend on the nature, scale and complexity of its operations, including models and methodologies it has adopted in order to formulate Credit Ratings.

        [Added] DFSA RM97/2012 (Made 24th July 2012) [VER20/07-12]